New Clackamas Urban Watersheds Council coordinator Andrew Collins-Anderson at planting party

New Clackamas Urban Watersheds Council coordinator Andrew Collins-Anderson at planting party

Although he is new to Clackamas County, Andrew Collins-Anderson already knows that the...

Former county commissioner, state legislator apologizes for unauthorized tree cutting

Former county commissioner, state legislator apologizes for unauthorized tree cutting

Ed Lindquist to face charges of criminal mischief, trespassing - A former state legislator will...

Strong for Veterans event at Camp Withycombe to help returning soldiers, military families

Strong for Veterans event at Camp Withycombe to help returning soldiers, military families

A free program for anyone interested in helping veterans and their families will bring together...

Oregon City may demolish historic Buena Vista clubhouse at Atkinson Park

Oregon City may demolish historic Buena Vista clubhouse at Atkinson Park

Oregon City is offering one more chance to save a historic building slated for demolition at...

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PHOTO BY KATHY SCHAUB - Clackamas High School was the surprise recipient of a $1,000 at Monday's groundbreaking of the Happy Valley Crossroads shopping complex, which Fred Meyer said would be the first of many to the community. Pictured from left are Jeff Betts, CHS band director; band member Elliott Howard; Melinda Merrill, Fred Meyers manager of community affairs; band member Christian Kerr; and Barry Cain, president of Gramor Development.
February 08, 2016

Fred Meyer, Gramor Development donate to Clackamas High School

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas High School was the surprise recipient of a $1,000 check at Monday's groundbreaking of the Happy Valley Crossroads shopping center; Fred…
February 08, 2016

Wesley Lynn Park plan sent to Oregon City voters

by Raymond Rendleman
Oregon City commissioners are asking voters to sign off on a nine-house development that would abut the northwest corner of Wesley Lynn Park. Last…
February 08, 2016

Climate changes push Milwaukie to consider tripling solar-power production

by Raymond Rendleman
Milwaukie shouldn’t have to replace a crucial bridge that became unusable after the extreme rains in December, Mayor Mark Gamba said. The city…
PHOTO BY: LYNDA ORZEN - People walk next to a flooded McDonald's sign near Oregon City's Clackamette Park during the 1996 flood.
February 08, 2016

'Oregon City Floods' book to be released at Museum of Oregon Territory

by Raymond Rendleman
Many locals remember the great flood of 1996 that inundated much of Oregon City 20 years ago this month. A new book highlights how that flood was…
SUBMITTED - From left Gladstone H&R Block Office Manager Angela Bierman, Derek Taylor and Michel Thorsteinson.
February 08, 2016

Derek Taylor is first Gladstone H&R Block $1,000 winner

by The Clackamas Review
At a celebration featuring cupcakes, congratulations and cheers, Angela Bierman, office manager of the Gladstone H&R Block office, on Sunday, Jan.…
February 07, 2016

'Clackamas Porch Pirate' and accomplice arrested

by Jim Redden
Tips from the public have led to the arrest of a suspected thief dubbed the "Clackamas Porch Pirate" and his accomplice. According to the Clackamas…
CLACKAMAS FIRE DISTRICT - No one was hurt in a fire at Lake Crest apartments on Feb. 6.
February 06, 2016

Two escape Milwaukie apartment fire

by Pamplin Media Group
Red Cross assists four displaced residents A man and his son escaped an apartment fire on Saturday morning that damaged Lake Crest Apartments on Lake…
February 04, 2016

Milwaukie Center to host Linda Hardison, director of the Oregon Flora Project

by Raymond Rendleman
What constitutes a native plant for gardeners in the Portland metro region? Native to North America? The Pacific Northwest? Or a Douglas fir forest…
February 04, 2016

Master Recycler course comes to Clackamas County

by The Clackamas Review
Are you a champion for recycling at your home or workplace? Would you like to help our community throw away less? Are you itching to learn what…
February 10, 2016

Oak Grove citizens call foul on Clackamas County's library deal with Gladstone

by Raymond Rendleman
The Oak Grove Community Council has thrown a potential monkey-wrench into the Board of County Commissioners’ plan to get out of providing library…
February 03, 2016

North Clackamas mayors find areas of agreement at Chamber State of Cities event

by Raymond Rendleman
A cooperative spirit among local mayors was evident at the State of the Cities luncheon last week, attendees said. Mayors didn’t agree on everything…
February 03, 2016

Two new exhibits at Museum of the Oregon Territory highlight preservation, oddities

by The Oregon City News
On Feb. 3, the Museum of the Oregon Territory, 211 Tumwater Drive, Oregon City, will open two new exhibits. "Preserving Places: Local Stories of…
COURTESY PHOTO: PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY - Portland State University matriculates about 28,000 students annually, but officials say the cost of education is much too high. A proposed payroll tax would go primarily to a regional scholarship program.
February 02, 2016

PSU supporters push ahead with Metro-wide payroll tax plan

by Shasta Kearns Moore
One-tenth-of-1-percent plan may still have uphill battle Portland State University supporters aim to find out how valuable the university is to local…
February 01, 2016

Clackamas Review/Oregon City News seeks Amazing Kids nominations

by The Clackamas Review
The Clackamas Review/Oregon City News and partner newspapers are seeking submissions to our 2016 Amazing Kids contest. The deadline for submission is…
PHOTO COURTESY: GINNY VAN LOO - Pictured from left are Elks Exalted Ruler Jim Knauff; Jared Bott; Heather Loughridge; Elks Scholarship Chair Karma McDowell; Leah Olson; Hunter Teel and Maurice Harbick.
February 01, 2016

School notes: Graduation rates increase; OC Elks scholarships; fundraiser for homeless teens

by Raymond Rendleman
Local school districts continued to surpass the state graduation rate, according to the latest data released last week. Statewide, Oregon’s more than…
January 28, 2016

Mentally disturbed man dies after SWAT standoff at Holly Acres apartment complex in Oak Grove

by Raymond Rendleman
The 19-year-old suspect who died as result of his injuries from a CCSO SWAT standoff on Thursday in Oak Grove was identified as Christopher Kalonji.…
MPD - Milwaukie police released this sketch of a man who allegedly made sexual comments to a high school student.
January 28, 2016

Police: Pickup driver makes sexually explicit comments to Milwaukie High School teen

by KOIN Local 6
Milwaukie police released a composite sketch of a suspect who allegedly made sexual comments to a teenager who accepted a ride from the man. The…
January 28, 2016

Learn to plant trees from OSU Extension Service in Oregon City

by Raymond Rendleman
OSU Extension Service is offering a reforestation workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Hopkins Demonstration Forest, 16750 S.…
PHOTO BY KELLEY MARCHANT - The last time all three of the North Clackamas School District's troupes were together was at the Improv Festival last fall at Lakeridge High School.
January 27, 2016

Curtain rises for drama students from three schools

by Ellen Spitaleri
Three North Clackamas High School drama departments will collaborate for the first time to bring performance pieces to the stage at Rex Putnam High…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS - Pictured above is the cover of Sheila Hamilton's first book, 'All the Things We Never Knew.' She will speak at the Ledding Cultural Forum on Feb. 4.
January 27, 2016

Sheila Hamilton to read from 'All the Things We Never Knew' at Ledding Cultural Forum

by Ellen Spitaleri
Portland resident Sheila Hamilton is a five-time Emmy award-winning journalist who has written for television, film, radio, magazines and newspapers.…

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Jan 27, 2016

Poet Frances Richey to present words of war at Clackamas Community College

by The Clackamas Review
Five years ago, poet Frances Richey sat down to write a poem to honor members of the Oregon National Guard as they returned from the largest overseas…
PHOTO COURTESY: CCC - 'Of Ebony Embers' is performed by the Core Ensemble trio and features singing actor Jamyl Dobson.
Jan 27, 2016

Harlem Renaissance to be showcased at Clackamas Community College

by The Clackamas Review
The public is invited to a free chamber music theater performance at Clackamas Community College that will celebrate the music and poetry of the…
PHOTO COURTESY: LESLIE ROBINETTE - Gladstone High seniors Kat Kerr, Noelle Basham and December Mason sort items donated during the school clothing drive.
Jan 27, 2016

School notes: Tech ed funding; Gladstone Clothes Closet; free immunizations; etc.

by Raymond Rendleman
State officials announced this month that North Clackamas’ Sabin-Schellenberg Professional Technical Center has been awarded a $323,844 grant in…
HOUSE REPUBLICANS - Lori Chavez-DeRemer, Happy Valley mayor and candidate for House District 51
Jan 27, 2016

Happy Valley mayor seeks election to House District 51

by Paris Achen
Lori Chavez-DeRemer announced her bid to unseat Democrat Rep. Shemia Fagan Happy Valley Mayor Lori Chavez-DeRemer has announced her bid to unseat…
FILE PHOTO - Dominick Jacobellis
Jan 26, 2016

Dominick Jacobellis resigns as Gladstone mayor

by Raymond Rendleman
Former police officer Dominick Jacobellis has emailed his resignation as mayor to new Gladstone City Administrator Eric Swanson. Jacobellis unseated…
FILE PHOTO - Rae Gordon, an award-winning vocalist, is bringing together musicians to benefit landslide victims in her hometown of Oregon City.
Jan 25, 2016

'Bandslide' to bring together musicians for Oregon City landslide disaster relief

by Raymond Rendleman
Musicians and the community have banded together to help former residents of two apartment complexes in Oregon City that were deemed uninhabitable…
ELLEN SPITALERI - Milwaukie resident Dick Shook, foreground, carries large wooden poles that will mark off the boundaries of trails at Spring Park Natural Area.
Jan 25, 2016

Volunteers needed for planting party at Spring Park Natural Area in Miwaukie

by Ellen Spitaleri
It’s that time of the year, when volunteers are needed for planting parties. North Clackamas Parks & Recreation District and its partners are…
Jan 25, 2016

What do you want to see in downtown Orergon City?

by Raymond Rendleman
This Wednesday, the Downtown Oregon City Association will host a brainstorming session to learn what the community wants for its downtown. Topics…
Jan 24, 2016

Woodburn man missing, two women injured after truck crashes into Collawash River

by Jim Redden
A 26-year-old Woodburn man is missing after a truck crashed and submerged in the Collawash River in Clackamas County early Sunday. Two teenage women…
CLACKAMAS FIRE DISRICT #1 - The happy ending to a dog rescue on the Clackamas River on Saturday.
Jan 24, 2016

Teamwork rescues yellow lab from Clackamas River

by Jim Redden
A yellow lab was rescued from the Clackamas River above the Barton Bridge by the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office and Clackamas Fire District #1 on…
FILE PHOTO - Tony Konkol
Jan 22, 2016

Oregon City announces finalists for next city manager

by Raymond Rendleman
O'Rourke withdraws candidacy; two remaining to meet community Oregon City commissioners this week announced the finalists for the next city manager:…
Jan 22, 2016

Oregon City 'error' leads anti-urban-renewal petitioners to sue

by Raymond Rendleman
Fights over Oregon City’s use of tax-increment financing for blighted areas just got a lot uglier. Oregon City officials say that they made a mistake…
PHOTO BY TECH. SGT. JASON VAN MOURIK - Oregon Gov. Kate Brown greets 116th Air Control Squadron members based at Camp Rilea, in Warrenton, Ore., who operated and maintained surveillance, communications and air space management systems around the Arabian Gulf.
Jan 22, 2016

National Guard welcomed home in demobilization ceremony at Camp Withycombe

by Raymond Rendleman
More than 90 citizen-soldiers from the Oregon Air National Guard's 116th Air Control Squadron (ACS) were welcomed home in a formal demobilization…
Jan 22, 2016

New Oregon City policy targets complaints against city manager, municipal judge

by Raymond Rendleman
With a newly approved personnel policy, Oregon City commissioners expect to be more promptly notified of harassment or illegal/unethical conduct…
PHOTO BY: RAYMOND RENDLEMAN - The iconic exterior design of Oregon Citys Mike's Drive-In building won't change as the restaurant undergoes renovations.
Jan 20, 2016

Mike's Drive-In in Oregon City being renovated

by Raymond Rendleman
An Oregon City landmark closed starting this Monday, but Mike’s Drive-In at 905 Seventh St. is expected to reopen by the end of February after…
Jan 19, 2016

Volunteer your time to help OSU Extension/4-H teach

by Raymond Rendleman
The 4H Youth Development Program is looking for adults who would like to share their knowledge and time a few hours per month with sixth-grade…
STEVE BERLINER - A photo of wildlife at the Malheur national refuge by an award-winning Clackamas County photographer.
Jan 18, 2016

Clackamas County birders concerned about Malheur refuge occupation

by Ellen Spitaleri
The second day of the new year saw Oregon in the national news, as a group of self-proclaimed militia members occupied the Malheur National Wildlife…
PHOTO BY: RAYMOND RENDLEMAN - Fishermen gather regularly at Dahl Beach in Gladstone, where a project is planned to restore the wetland area and reduce the parking area.
Jan 18, 2016

Project aims to restore Dahl Beach in Gladstone

by Raymond Rendleman
Port of Portland gets approval for $1.4 million restoration effort The Port of Portland is moving forward with a $1.4 million project to remove the…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: PETER WONG - U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden talked with dozens of students and others during a town hall meeting in Clackamas.
Jan 18, 2016

Sen. Ron Wyden challenges Clackamas High School students on graduation rates

by Peter Wong
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden found it slow going at his town hall meeting Thursday at Clackamas High School until he touched on a couple of issues affecting…
CCSO - Vito
Jan 18, 2016

CCSO canine Vito captures suspect running from cops in Clackamas

by Raymond Rendleman
Donald Livingston, 35, of Portland, was was unable to outrun CCSO K9 Vito, who quickly apprehended him on Sunday near Highway 212 in Clackamas.…



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